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How Do I Temporarily Disable Kaspersky Antivirus?

There are a lot of companies dealing in computer security and safety. Kaspersky is one of them and it is a good one. Kaspersky has been one of the top antivirus software available on the market and most companies and home users trust them.

Kaspersky protects the user system from major threats including malware and phishing scams. And it is one of the tools that started offering real-time protection to the ever-increasing online space.

But sometimes, it can prove to be a pain in the ass when it deletes a file unnecessarily. So sometimes, you need to pause the Kaspersky antivirus in your system temporarily.

Why Kaspersky Deletes the Files?

Sometimes, Kaspersky scans a file and due to the signature, flags a file as a virus. It can Do that for an important file in your system.

Kaspersky uses a certain algorithm and virus definitions to flag a virus file. If any file in your system matches the search criteria, it will be flagged as a virus. So, if you are trying to open an important file on your system but your software is flagging it as a virus, you need to disable the program temporarily.

Let’s have a look at how you can disable the Kaspersky antivirus tool.

How to Disable Kaspersky Antivirus?

The steps to disable the Kaspersky antivirus tool are pretty easy and straightforward, but you should be careful in following them. Have a look at the steps you need to follow to disable the Kaspersky antivirus software.

If you are unable to follow these steps, dial the Antivirus toll free number and have a chat with support officials.

Steps to Disable Kaspersky –

  • Open the Kaspersky software from your home screen or search for it on the windows search screen.
  • Once the software window is open, click on the gear icon from the bottom left corner to open the Settings Window.
  • Once, the Settings window is opened, navigate to the General tab to proceed to turn off the protection.
  • Now, click on the button to turn off the real time protection on the Kaspersky antivirus tool.
  • A confirmation window will open, click on the Yes button to proceed.
  • Now, you need to go back to the main window of Kaspersky antivirus to check if it is disabled or not. The Protection status will appear in red because it is turned off right now.
  • Now, close the antivirus program and do whatever you wanted to do with your PC originally.

To turn on the real time protection, you can follow the same steps and turn on the protection instead of turning it off. If you're having any issue with the procedure, contact the Kaspersky antivirus support team and they will be able to help you. Antivirus technical support number has experienced professionals at their helm who have the proper knowledge of what needs to be done in this space.

So, this is how you can disable the Kaspersky antivirus software on your computer without any hitch.

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